5. Geneva: 5-Day Tour of Bern and Montreux with Lodging
Enjoy an exciting journey to Switzerland in one action-packed 5-day trip to the charming cities, natural beauty, and spectacular views. Start in Geneva and explore the region's historical and cultural diversity. Stay in 4-star accommodation and relax next to picturesque Swiss lakes and mountain scenery. Day 1: Arrival at Geneva Airport. Transfer from the airport to the Interlaken region. Discover the delightful Lauterbrunnen Waterfalls Valley, the pearl of the Bernese Oberland. You will visit the Aareschlucht gorge which is 1400 metres long and up to 200 metres deep. The limestone chasm formed 10000 years ago was created by the water of the melting glaciers. The gorge varies in width from some 30 meters at its widest to just 1 meter at its narrowest. Lodging at the hotel in the Interlaken region. Day 2: Interlaken – Bern – Gruyere – Montreux region Breakfast Explore Bern City with many fountains, sandstone facades, arcades, and historic towers. Visit the medieval city of Gruyères, the cheese factory La Maison du Gruyère, and the chocolate factory Maison Cailler. Lodging at the hotel in the Montreux region. Day 3: Montreux region Breakfast. The heart of the Swiss Riviera is Montreux. Just walk along its flowering promenade, recognized as one of the most luxurious in all of Europe. Enter the legendary Queen: The Studio Experience museum and visit the amazing Chaplin’s World museum of the outstanding Charlie Chaplin. The great Charlie Chaplin lived on the outskirts of Vevey for the last 25 years of his life. The modern museum next to the mansion of the outstanding actor is one of the most visited in all of Switzerland. The highlight of your Swiss Riviera trip will be visiting the 830 hectares of terraced slopes of the Lavaux vineyards, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a fascinating example of a centuries-long interaction between people and their environment, to produce a highly valued wine that has always been important to the economy. Day 4: Montreux region – Vevey – Lausanne – Geneva After breakfast, we will visit Chillon Castle the most visited historical monument in Switzerland. Discover the magnificent embankments of Montreux and Vevey. Visit the cozy Olympic Park in Lausanne. Enjoy the sightseeing Geneva City walking tour. Lodging at the hotel in Geneva. Day 5: Geneva Breakfast. Enjoy free time in the city until it’s time to transfer to the airport.